Month: June 2007

No Compunction about No Competition

Quite often, it seems, people violate, or come too close to violating a non-compete clause after they sell a company. Here’s the latest example. Davis previously sold a recruiting blog to Jobster, and worked with the company for a while.

Posted in Declarations, Fantasy Business League

Rest of the story on LifeLock

I linked to the story of the guy who stole his own father’s credit cards to start a business, something that violates the nature of Credit Card VC. There was one bit of the story that bothered me, however, and

Posted in Uncategorized

Another rule of the Credit Card VC: Use your own cards!

I shouldn’t have to say this, but apparently I do. That guy somehow convinced some reputable VCs to put money into his anti-identity theft venture. The rub: it turns out that the (accused) slimeball is himself an ID thief, and

Posted in Declarations


University Hospital is the last I see in a series of this kind of announcement. Despite moving to a new facility, the University of Colorado Hospital is expected to layoff up to 70 people by the end of the month

Posted in Declarations

Another Credit Card VC adopter

I know I’m linking to Guy twice in a row, but his latest post makes it clear that he fully groks the Credit Card VC ethos: By the Numbers: How I built a Web 2.0, User-Generated Content, Citizen Journalism, Long-Tail,

Posted in Declarations, Fantasy Business League, Money Savers